Bachelor of Science, Northern Illinois University, 1959. Master of Science, Northern Illinois University, 1961.
Educator Aurora East Schools, 1959-1962, Anaheim (California) Union High School District, 1962-1963, Joliet (Illinois) High School District, 1963-1967. Dean Sandburg High School, Orland Park, Illinois, 1967-1968. Assistant principal St. Charles (Illinois) Public High School, 1968-1970.
Assistant professor Western Illinois University, Macomb, 1970-1972. Educator social science Glenbard High School District, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1972-1996.
Married June Ardith Cooper, December 22, 1967. Children: Sandi, Jim, Amanda, Caryn.